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All of the options in the BIOS that are related to USB controllers and support are enabled. Was working on my nephews computer. When I attempt to install XP (from an Sp2 CD), the keyboard completely stops working. Then I'd check to see if there's a firmware update for your BIOS. http://secondsolution.net/installing-xp/installing-xp-on-md-96630.php

It can't hurt to try a USB-keyboard if you have one. But I doubt it. –barlop May 20 '14 at 20:28 re PS2: that makes sense, and it sounds like something Dell would do X_X I'm not familiar with slipstreaming? Ice^3 Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: Jan 4, 2002Posts: 2634 Posted: Mon Jul 15, 2002 8:28 am Have you tried other keyboards/mice?What does it say in the device manager in Windows for Ask a Question See Latest Posts TechSpot Forums are dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.

But the here when I want to enter to BIOS by pressing Del key, it seems that keyboard doesn't work so it doesn't go to bios. Mostrar más Cargando... So then, what happens if you ONLY have a USB keyboard and mouse, and no spare PS/2 ones, and you are trying to use a new computer? Acción en curso...

How do you even work around that?? All Rights Reserved. Ask a question and give support. wildfire678 View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by wildfire678 Find Threads by wildfire678 06-22-2013, 07:04 AM #4 damaged Join Date: Jul 2008 Reputation: 9330 Posts: 7,426 Also,

WHATEVER YOU DO, do not clear the CMOS memory by shorting the pins on the motherboard. Thank you for your reply! This is an important piece of information. This combination worked for me.

Terms of Use Privacy Policy Licensing Advertise International Editions: US / UK India ERROR The requested URL could not be retrieved The following error was encountered while trying to retrieve the When it Boots, press the key specified to enter the BIOS. DriverUpdateSoftware 578.281 visualizaciones 4:24 How To Use F8 for Safe Mode to Fix Problems with Programs and Drivers in Windows - Duración: 9:18. PS/2 mouse doesn't work, but a USB one will work if I don't plug it in until after boot up.

Will the format become obsolete? Source I had 2 PCs in my companies office that BOTH PS2 ports went out on in about a week. That hardware will run Linux or Windows 7 just fine. If SP3 doesn't work either then your only option is to build your own slipstream XP with the extra drivers added.

wildfire678 View Public Profile Search User Find More Posts by wildfire678 Find Threads by wildfire678 06-22-2013, 07:27 AM #7 Makatak Join Date: Dec 2007 Reputation: 138 Posts: 79 Just check over here If one isn't possible, how can I install windows XP to the drive from another machine and then move it to the computer I need it in? Generated Sun, 12 Feb 2017 18:58:18 GMT by s_wx1221 (squid/3.5.23) current community blog chat Super User Meta Super User your communities Sign up or log in to customize your list. What you encountered here was not impatience from those that didn't help you well, what you encountered was the arrogance of ignorance. –barlop May 25 '14 at 23:42 Another

Mahir Asrani 115.023 visualizaciones 1:09 DOES NOT WORK mouse and keyboard - Duración: 12:10. The latest BIOS was necessary for proper ACPI support (I installed it after getting a warning during my first attempt to install). But then why doesn't my USB keyboard work before Windows XP starts? http://secondsolution.net/installing-xp/installing-xp-pro-over-xp-home.php Log in with Facebook Log in with Twitter Log in with Google Your name or email address: Do you already have an account?

It doesn't even detect any new hardware being plugged in. Now When I put the XP CD on the CD driver, it says press a ker to boot from CD and I press the Enter key, (now the keyboard works) after Report sirkris09 3Posts Monday December 12, 2016Registration date December 12, 2016 Last seen - Dec 12, 2016 at 04:43 PM https://www.youtube.com/edit?video_id=WBy1z0r4rWg here's what happens Reply Leave a comment Reply to this

There are no USB Legacy options in the bios.

Anuncio Reproducción automática Si la reproducción automática está habilitada, se reproducirá automáticamente un vídeo a continuación. If you do not have an option for legacy support, or does not support legacy usb out of the box you may need to update your out-of-date bios. I'll try. Medion PC, Windows Vista 32bit, Intel Quad Core 9300, 4GB RAM, Asustek p5K motherboard See more Ps2 keyboard not working Keyboard not working in bios setup Cannot get into bios keyboard

And the motherboard that I use is the Gigabyte 965P-DS3/S3 with bios version F14. Switch to another language: Catalan | Basque | Galician | View all Cerrar Sí, quiero conservarla. What's even more unusual is that the Keyboard port stared working again. weblink Can't find your answer ?

I tried booting up without PS/2 mouse nor keyboard plugged in, but with a USB mouse connected. The consequences being, ps/2 devices stopped working. Iniciar sesión Transcripción Añadir traducciones 59.821 visualizaciones 36 ¿Te gusta este vídeo? Please let me know, there is some other way toboot my OS with out keyboard Reply Leave a comment Helpful +3 Report josemanuel Mar 17, 2011 at 12:17 PM Thanks, jack4rall:

An automated install of XP –barlop May 27 '14 at 19:43 add a comment| Your Answer draft saved draft discarded Sign up or log in Sign up using Google Sign My system manufacturer is "ECS" and the system model is "945pl-A". Vuelve a intentarlo más tarde.